Matthew Kibble Transport (MKT) has purchased Kent-based operator Shakespeare Transport for an undisclosed sum. STL will keep its own identity as part of the deal, but will adopt a new livery in the Matthew Kibble colours of red and white. Its MD Nicholas Verrall will remain in the role for at least a year. Longer-term he plans to retire. MKT’s MD Matthew Kibble said that while the two companies have different operational priorities – Shakespeare Transport does a lot of […]
Events logistics firms are coping well with the prolonged wet summer, claiming the miserable weather is just “par for the course”. EST senior manager Del Roll says: “Big outdoor stadium events usually throw in a rain date, it’s almost standard procedure, so the weather doesn’t stop us. We do the transport for most of the major acts that are touring; we’ve got Madonna and Bruce Springsteen coming up next.” Chris Redburn, chairman and MD of Redburn Transfer, admits that the […]
Attempts by migrants to enter the UK illegally from French ports fell by almost a third last year.